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I Was Married to a Sociopath

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 89 People

    The 10-year Nightmare: Married To A Sociopathic Woman

    I am finally divorcing my wife of nearly 11 years. I started the process last summer and she refuses to agree or settle. For the entire time I was married to her, I tried desperately to make things better and figure out what the problem was in my marriage. The low point, and...
    dukearthur2011 dukearthur2011 36-40 25 Responses Apr 8, 2011

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    Do I Know What Happend?

    No. Can I explain it? No. Am I glad that the nightmare is finally over? abso-freaking-lutely! I met my husband, we're separated now, 6 years ago. I was 21, and just out of a terrible relationship with someone that was also probably a sociopath, but that's another story. We dated...
    fallingwthgrace fallingwthgrace 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 24, 2011

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    Married To A Sociopath

    I am now married to a sociopath, I am lied to about everything including the air he breaths...I found out he has 2 children and doesnt even see them..I had no idea!...I have been with him for almost 3 years..at first eveything was great...then i would see a lie or two ignore it...
    deana34 deana34 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 15, 2009

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    Confronting His Sociopathy Is The Most Terrifying Thing I've Done

    I was introduced to my ex through a mutual friend who sang his praises about how he was the "smartest guy he knew." They'd attended a top law school together a decade before. Almost immediately after we met he began to woo me. It was all very romantic....dinners, handwritten...
    nylonfemme76 nylonfemme76 31-35 5 Responses Aug 28, 2011

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    i have just found out my husband is a sociopath

    i am worried and scarred i always thought he was just a cofused man after his awful childhood but the past year has been so awful lying by saying he has cancer going away to say been admitted cancer ward but not telling me where intercepting my bank accounts and stealing and...
    tenovus tenovus 51-55, F 1 Response Jan 24, 2014

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    Help

    i am mother of 4 wonderful kids although severly messed up as a direct result of their father my soon hopefully to be x husband molesting and raping them for years I never seen this it totally came out over time and i mean in tiny little increments now here is where i am and...
    michellelangmack michellelangmack 31-35 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    The Federal Agent Sociopath

    I met him when I was 17. We dated for 5 years before we were married. When I think back on it, he lied alot then. He also would be missing and I could not find him some days without explaination. After marriage, we had fun. I found him lying for no reason, but i figured, no harm...
    emerald64 emerald64 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    My Sociopathic Former Husband

    For twenty years I convinced myself that he was just too smart for feelings or emotion. I convinced myself the masquerade that the world saw was real. Everyone thought he was brilliant, funny and charming, so why was he so cold to me? There was only one truth, it must be me. For...
    residueoflife residueoflife 51-55 2 Responses Mar 29, 2013

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    I was married to a sociopath in 2010.

    We stayed together for 3 years. It was the most miserable time of my life. I successfully divorced her (yes a female socio) this year. The last time I saw her was at our court date and she did an unbelievable number to my head. After realizing what I was dealing with, I did a...
    drwho4 drwho4 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 21, 2014

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    Finally Free!!!!!

    I was married to a sociopath for ten long years! I was only nineteen when I fell in love with my now ex husband. I became pregnant almost right away, too soon for me to realize what  he really was. On top of his personality disorder he also had a drug addiction which his...
    rosalielac rosalielac 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2010

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    Actually I still am married to a sociopath.

    I have prayed and hoped that she would somehow change, but I know that isn't going to happen. I have to save myself. She has been having an on going affair for quite some time. I have digital recording of her talking to one of her girlfriends about, and she of course denies...
    john83815 john83815 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 19, 2014

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 17 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Help I'm Married to a Sociopath and Don't Know What to Do

      I am not a sociopath but I believe my husband is.  I am in the process of getting divorced and I am also pregnant with his child.  He has been abusive physically, emotionally and verbally which is why I am divorcing him.  He is great at manipulating people...
    kikikyta kikikyta 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 1, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    So we've been separated for two months. It ain't been easy, but I'm progressing daily. On Monday she called. I was dreading that call cause I know I love that woman, and I also...
    AnonymousManofGod AnonymousManofGod 36-40, M 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    This ain't for the faint of heart, so you've been warned... When I was four years old, not only was I diagnosed with mild Autism, (which would eventually become high-functioning...
    RayMasters181 RayMasters181 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    This happened to me about a month ago, a few days after my birthday. I met this guy on here who goes by the nickname, “thekillingjoke8.” At first, we were just getting to know...
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Well i guess this all kinda was a snowball effect. The opportunity arose and I turned it down because my of my morals. He was someone I've known for years and also married. A month...
    Cajunfirefly Cajunfirefly 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Yesterday the team went out of town for a meeting and an ocular inspection of a provincial branch. After which, the branch operator brought us to a nearby bar, we wanted to go home...
    prettierinpink prettierinpink 36-40, F 4 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    When I was little my mom was a nurse. She would leave and I would get sad, she would tell me to go get in my step dad's bed so I would go back to sleep, that was okay for a while...
    42chwgca 42chwgca 16-17, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    My husband is a good man, his job is 24/7 on call plus scheduled 8 hr days. I never know when he will be home, change plans, or show up for our child. I chose to marry him at 18...
    Ineedlovetoo Ineedlovetoo 31-35, F 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    So really never thought I'd be here. Almost 2 years of my life with him. He tells me I'm amazing and beautiful. His marriage is long over and he's still saying the same. That he...
    Kalliekat1 Kalliekat1 31-35, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    Did you know 1 in 25 people may be sociopaths? That's kinda insane!!
    AnonWesker AnonWesker 16-17 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am a sociopath. I recently found out and am very keen on leaning more about my 'disorder' and meeting other sociopaths or psychopaths because I think that would be an amazing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been married to my N for 16 years. Last summer I went to see a counselor and after about 5 minutes she told me he was a N. Her next question I thought was kind of funny. She...
    beckyls beckyls 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hey everyone, it's my first time posting, so I will keep it short. It's also 3:45 am. I wanted to talk about my sociopathic, violent brother. This guy lied and told us in great...
    LiftedCurse LiftedCurse 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    sometimes I'm unsure if i fall under the label of sociopath. I'd like to sit with someone and talk or even go as far as to be tested. Nonetheless, if there are people out there...
    purplecakes purplecakes 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm in love with him,we've been go through this hard time for the past two years,i love him more than I've ever loved a man.he's special he loved his wife,but he loves me too.we...
    Sallina71 Sallina71 26-30 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like reading the posts from these evidently lonely and retarded people who post here, claiming to be sociopathic in an attempt to be edgey or a special snowflake. Ex: lol I'm so...
    iwanttobealoser iwanttobealoser 18-21 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    OUR STORY, PART ONE I first laid eyes on M in 1994 while working my first job after graduating college. I only saw him on occasion because he was a film supplier for the company...
    BellaLocura BellaLocura 41-45, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    it has been a rather long time since I wrote anything. I took a step back to observe behaviors so I could try to learn and mimic better. I learned that I cannot for the life of...
    AshTheShade AshTheShade 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    When I have nothing to gain from someone I throw them away. I gage what each person has to offer me and what I have to benefit from them and then if they continuously disobey me or...
    Lyric8 Lyric8 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Something's changed in me. I remember feeling love but something has happened. Like night and day, I'm different now. I feel like one of those killers in the movies with the alter...
    Lyric8 Lyric8 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was married to a sociopath for 7 years. I am going to say they never change they tell you what you want to hear. they have no morals or conscience. They can erase a program lets...
    ashleya9285 ashleya9285 26-30, F a week ago

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    When I get married I want to stay married and live a happy life with my wife
    Anthony2400 Anthony2400 22-25, M a week ago

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    Have you ever felt someone just fall off your empathy list? I have an empathy switch so I can turn my ability to give a **** on and off at will, but I've found that my empathy list...
    mcins109 mcins109 18-21, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    Okay, so I never thought I'd share this story I mean I know this is what this website is for but... I just thought that was too personal to be shared but I've realized that I can't...
    gloomykidd gloomykidd 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I am divorcing my wife. She pissed me off with her lack of good monetary habits. I have a prospective girlfriend. She happens to be married. Happily. At least for now. I am going...
    SteamyPile SteamyPile 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 1

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    Hi Guys, I need advice on how to get over a married woman I have been having an affair with for over 3 years. It all started when i began to give her tennis lessons at the country...
    soccerguy1989 soccerguy1989 26-30, M 1 Response Jan 31

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    Ok here goes....I used to be on here years ago but decided to quit because I thought I would be able to sort out my life ...but seemingly to no avail. So here is my story. I am...
    worldtravels123 worldtravels123 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 29

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    I have gotten a married woman pregnant. A coworker at the time. Her and her husband had been trying for years. She was sure by that point that he was infertile. Tests with her...
    CasualDiscretion CasualDiscretion 31-35, M 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I was 19 when we got married. Looking back I wished I waited until I was older but even though it didn't work out I don't regret any of it. Yes it was a hard marriage and yes I...
    shecanonlydream shecanonlydream 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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